‘Hostel’ gets return visit

After an opening weekend proving the multiplex is anything but a hostile environment, Screen Gems and Lionsgate are planning a sequel to “Hostel,” with writer-director Eli Roth in talks to return and steer the second installment. Sadist-loving horror film bowed No. 1 at the box office, taking in $20.1 million. Lionsgate and Screen Gems intend to release the sequel in a year, mimicking Lionsgate’s successful quick turnaround of “Saw” and “Saw II.”

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